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September 22, 2022, 6:47 PM

Some school uniforms were found to have high levels of potentially harmful PFAS chemicals

Although the real health effects of PFAS are unclear, scientists and regulators are concerned about high exposure levels -- especially for children.
September 22, 2022, 6:47 PM
Some school uniforms linked to potentially harmful PFAS 'forever' chemicals
September 20, 2022, 6:29 PM

4 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths are preventable, CDC says

The report found that 53% of pregnancy-related deaths occur between seven days and one year after the pregnancy.
September 20, 2022, 6:29 PM
4 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths are preventable, CDC says
September 19, 2022, 10:05 PM

4 in 5 US pregnancy-related deaths are preventable: CDC

A new CDC report found that 80% of pregnancy-related deaths, which can occur up to 1 year after delivery, are preventable.
September 19, 2022, 10:05 PM
4 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths are preventable, CDC report finds
September 19, 2022, 1:18 AM

Mom shares powerful affirmations she thinks about while breastfeeding

"When I’m breastfeeding, I sometimes envision my milk being filled with something I want my daughter to embody," Brandi Chantalle said.
September 19, 2022, 1:18 AM
Mom shares powerful affirmations she thinks about while breastfeeding
September 15, 2022, 2:18 PM

New bills seek to ban sale of diet pills to children. Here's what parents need to know

Here's what parents should know when it comes to children and diet pills and weight loss supplements.
September 15, 2022, 2:18 PM
Bills seek to ban sale of diet pills to kids. Here's what parents need to know
September 15, 2022, 3:35 AM

‘The boat has holes and it's sinking’: David Ambroz on foster care system

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke to author David Ambroz about his new book, “A Place Called Home,” on tackling child poverty and a broken foster care system.
September 15, 2022, 3:35 AM
‘The boat has holes and it's sinking’: David Ambroz on foster care system
September 13, 2022, 2:52 PM

CDC warns rare condition in kids could be on the rise this fall

Common respiratory viruses circulating this fall could lead to a rare, but serious condition that usually affects children.
September 13, 2022, 2:52 PM
CDC warns rare condition in kids could be on the rise this fall
September 8, 2022, 9:15 PM

Amid book bans, Virginia parents push for more 'authority' over what kids can read in school libraries

As cultural debates rage on in schools across the U.S. a Virginia lawmaker is hoping to make it easier for parents to control what their children read in the library.
September 8, 2022, 9:15 PM
Parents push for more 'authority' over what kids can read in school
September 7, 2022, 3:49 PM

Mandy Moore talks new Gymboree collaboration and becoming a mom of two

Shop Gymboree's holiday collection with Mandy Moore.
September 7, 2022, 3:49 PM
Mandy Moore talks new Gymboree collaboration and becoming a mom of two
September 7, 2022, 12:00 AM

Teaching children the value of money

Troy Millings and Rashad Bilal from Earn Your Leisure drop by “GMA3” with tips to teach your kids the importance of financial literacy.
September 7, 2022, 12:00 AM
Teaching children the value of money
September 6, 2022, 7:25 PM

Teen curfew being enforced in DC-area county in response to 'troubling' rise in arrests

Prince George's County police officers have arrested an "eye-popping" 438 juveniles so far this year, according to county executive Angela Alsobrooks.
September 6, 2022, 7:25 PM
'Troubling' rise in teen arrests prompts curfew enforcement in one county
September 6, 2022, 7:23 PM

Watchdog group says kids vulnerable to inappropriate content on popular game Roblox

Common Sense Media is sounding the alarm about Roblox, saying kids can easily stumble onto inappropriate content on the popular gaming platform.
September 6, 2022, 7:23 PM
Watchdog group says kids vulnerable to inappropriate content on popular game Roblox
September 6, 2022, 1:26 PM

Parents warned about inappropriate content found in Roblox

Roblox, a wildly popular online game for kids, may seem cartoonish and innocent, but there’s a new warning for parents about inappropriate content that may be easy for kids to access.
September 6, 2022, 1:26 PM
Parents warned about inappropriate content found in Roblox
September 5, 2022, 7:50 PM

Parents want to know how they can keep their kids safe as they go back to school

ABC News contributor Elizabeth Neumann and psychiatrist Dr. Janet Taylor join to discuss safety tips and how to prepare children without creating more fears.
September 5, 2022, 7:50 PM
Parents want to know how they can keep their kids safe as they go back to school
September 1, 2022, 7:11 PM

Parents launch nonprofit to educate about heatstroke dangers

After the death of their athlete son, foundation created to help save lives.
September 1, 2022, 7:11 PM
Parents launch nonprofit to educate about heatstroke dangers
September 1, 2022, 5:59 PM

Tired mom turns camera on herself in funny back-to-school photo

A North Carolina mom shared a funny twist on the back-to-school photo trend with a selfie and her own personal sign.
September 1, 2022, 5:59 PM
Tired mom turns camera on herself in funny back-to-school photo
1 month ago

Mom says son was mistakenly put on school bus and dropped off alone on 1st day of school

Tracy Williamson spoke out on "Good Morning America" about losing track of her son after he was mistakenly put on a school bus on his first day of school.
1 month ago
Mom says son mistakenly put on school bus and dropped off alone on 1st day of school
1 month ago

Gen Z, millennials speak out on reluctance to become parents

Climate change, student debt and inflation are among the reasons.
1 month ago
Gen Z, millennials speak out on reluctance to become parents
1 month ago

Back-to-school tips to get the whole family going in the morning

Lori Bergamotto shares helpful organizational "hacks" for parents who struggle with "manic mornings" trying to get the family out the door and on the way to school.
1 month ago
Back-to-school tips to get the whole family going in the morning
1 month ago

The baby products to buy new and which you can buy used

Experts share which products and clothing consumers should buy new or used and offer advice all parents should know when it comes to buying items for children.
1 month ago
The baby products to buy new and which you can buy used
1 month ago

Introducing your baby to food allergens, according to an expert

Pediatrician Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson breaks down when and how to introduce your infant to common food allergens like peanuts, dairy, and soy.
1 month ago
How to introduce your baby to food allergens
1 month ago

After daughter's suicide, dad shares emotional message to 'help at least one person'

David Sheats' daughter Savannah was 26-years-old when she died.
1 month ago
After daughter's suicide, dad encourages others to 'help at least one person'
1 month ago

'Property Brothers' star Drew Scott shares cute photos of infant son Parker

"Property Brothers" star Drew Scott shared some adorable photos of son Parker to Instagram and got a funny reply from twin brother Jonathan Scott.
1 month ago
'Property Brothers' star Drew Scott shares cute photos of infant son Parker
1 month ago

New tech lets parents track kids on school buses

Parents can use the Zum app to alert them when their children board a school bus, track routes and get profiles on bus drivers.
1 month ago
New tech lets parents track kids on school buses
1 month ago

Tips for streamlining lunch for kids

As we get ready to head back to school, lifestyle expert Mattie James shares some must-know tips for streamlining lunch for your kids.
1 month ago
Tips for streamlining lunch for kids
1 month ago

Book encourages parents to tackle tough conversations about Ukraine

Sonny Dean is the author “We Stand With Ukraine,” and is encouraging parents to tackle tough conversations with the new kid's book.
1 month ago
Book encourages parents to tackle tough conversations about Ukraine
1 month ago

Tips to babyproof your kitchen

Hazards are abundant in the kitchen, such as outlets, the stove and larger items that are not attached to a wall.
1 month ago
Tips to babyproof your kitchen
1 month ago

Childcare costs rise

Millions of American families are coping with the rising costs as a new report said it now costs about $300,000 to raise a child.
1 month ago
Childcare costs rise
1 month ago

Mom uses what she learned in high school to prepare son for school shooting

Cassie Walton practiced with her son Weston before he started kindergarten this year.
1 month ago
Mom uses what she learned in high school to prepare son for school shooting
1 month ago

News anchor parents team up to present 'Baby News Network'

Local news anchors Jeannette Reyes and Robert Burton decided to have some fun with a mock newscast starring their baby girl.
1 month ago
News anchor parents team up to present 'Baby News Network'
1 month ago

Newborn baby gives dad a kiss in adorable video

Tabitha Coakley of New Jersey captured the sweet moment between her husband and daughter Ava.
1 month ago
Newborn baby gives dad a kiss in adorable video
1 month ago

More than 2M infant rockers and swings recalled due to entanglement and strangulation hazards

More than 2 million infant rockers and swings have been recalled due to entanglement and strangulation hazards, leading to at least one death.
1 month ago
Strangulation hazard prompts recall of infant rockers, swings
1 month ago

Sharna Burgess talks childbirth and dealing with postpartum recovery

The "Dancing With the Stars" pro says she experienced a challenging birth delivering her son with partner Brian Austin Green.
1 month ago
Sharna Burgess talks childbirth and dealing with postpartum recovery
1 month ago

'Dancing with the Stars' pro Sharna Burgess opens up about childbirth, her postpartum recovery

"Dancing with the Stars" pro Sharna Burgess opened up about life after pregnancy and gave a glimpse into parenthood during an interview with "Good Morning America."
1 month ago
'DWTS' pro Sharna Burgess opens up about childbirth, postpartum recovery
1 month ago

How to keep your teen safe behind the wheel amid 'The 100 Deadliest Days'

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, there is an increase of vehicle crashes and deaths among teens who are driving.
1 month ago
How to keep your teen safe behind the wheel amid 'The 100 Deadliest Days'
2 months ago

New bill introduced after nursing mom’s airport experience went viral

A bill has been proposed in the House of Representatives that would require TSA to "clarify and regularly update guidance on handling breast milk, baby formula" and more.
2 months ago
Nursing mom's airport incident prompts introduction of new legislation
2 months ago

Other infant formula makers besides Abbott have faced Cronobacter contamination and operational deficiencies, documents show

Other infant formula makers besides Abbott have faced Cronobacter challenges, ABC News has found.
2 months ago
Contaminants, other issues found at some baby formula factories
2 months ago

Hearing delayed for vegan mom in starvation death of son

She was convicted of first-degree murder and other charges.
2 months ago
2 months ago

New study warns young children may be susceptible to eating disorders

A new study published in JAMA shows that children as young as 9 may develop unhealthy relationships with food and even eating disorders.
2 months ago
Kids as young as 9 may suffer from disordered eating, study finds
2 months ago

Woman with no arms educates others on how she navigates motherhood

Sarah Talbi told “GMA” she’s happy if her vlogs help other parents who are facing difficulties.
2 months ago
Woman with no arms educates others on how she navigates motherhood
2 months ago

Baby’s takeover of his mom’s weather forecast is too cute to handle

KVUE chief meteorologist Erika Lopez brought her son Odie to work during one of her reports, with adorable results.
2 months ago
Baby’s takeover of his mom’s weather forecast is too cute to handle
2 months ago

Mom of boy born with cleft lip fights misconceptions: 'It's a life process'

Lauren Onishi, whose son was born with a cleft lip, talks to "Good Morning America" about fighting misconceptions about the birth defect.
2 months ago
Mom of boy born with cleft lip fights misconceptions: 'It's a life process'
2 months ago

Moms mobilizing to stop book bans

Suburban moms group, Red Wine and Blue, campaign to stop nationwide book bans.
2 months ago
Moms mobilizing to stop book bans
2 months ago

Expert weighs in on Alicia Silverstone co-sleeping with 11-year-old son

Alicia Silverstone revealed on “The Ellen Fisher Podcast” that she co-sleeps with her 11-year-old son, Bear.
2 months ago
Expert weighs in on Alicia Silverstone co-sleeping with 11-year-old son
2 months ago

Mom whose son drowned shares powerful message for parents on water safety

After her son Zachary Cohn’s drowning death in 2007, Karen Cohn made it her life’s work to raise awareness about water safety.
2 months ago
Mom whose son drowned shares message for parents on water safety
2 months ago

Mom regrets giving 2-year-old daughter yogurt snack in car

Who said yogurt isn’t a good moisturizer?
2 months ago
Mom regrets giving 2-year-old daughter yogurt snack in car
2 months ago

Parents sue TikTok after daughter dies attempting 'blackout' social media challenge

The family of one of the young girls who died attempting the social media "blackout" challenge is speaking out following her death.
2 months ago
Parents sue TikTok after daughter dies from social media 'blackout' challenge
2 months ago

Mom opens up about turning her son in to police for mass shooting threat

Nichole Schubert opens up to "Good Morning America" about reporting her son to the police after finding a journal of his writings detailing a killing spree.
2 months ago
Mom opens up about turning her son in to police for mass shooting threat
2 months ago

New documentary sheds light on epidemic of Black maternal deaths

From ABC News Studios/ Onyx Collective, “Aftershock” sheds light on the high maternal mortality rate for Black mothers. ABC News' Robin Roberts sits down with single fathers turning pain into purpose
2 months ago
New documentary sheds light on epidemic of Black maternal deaths
2 months ago

New Documentary on growing Black maternity health crisis in America

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with directors and producers Tonya Lewis Lee and Paula Eiselt about the growing Black maternity health crisis in their new documentary “Aftershock.”
2 months ago
New Documentary on growing Black maternity health crisis in America